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List Rules Red, white, or even rose! Vote up the all-around best varietals of wine you love to drink.

Looking for some good wines to buy? Look no further! Here, you'll find a list of some of the very best wines to drink. Whether you prefer red or white - or even rosé - this list has you covered. From black to red fruit undertones to sweet or dry varieties, you can browse this list to familiarize yourself with different kinds of wine. Vote up your favorites and vote down anything ill-suited for your tastes. 


What varietals will you find on this list? Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the most popular in the world and its grapes are grown across Europe, California, and Australia. Merlot is another very popular wine all over the globe. You also may prefer white over red. For those who like an oak flavor, it does not get much better than Chardonnay. Can't decide between white or red? Try Provence or Tempranillo Rosé. Other good types of wine included in this collection include Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, and Shiraz.

Which type of wine is your favorite? Which top wine varietals deserve to be in the Top 5 or Top 10 of this list? Give the best varietals a thumbs up and please add any good types of wine we may have missed.

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384 102
Cabernet Sauvignon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

2
432 124
Merlot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

3
389 107
Pinot Noir is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

4
334 99
Zinfandel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

5
357 126
Chardonnay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals
Chardonnay

6
296 111
Riesling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

7
303 119
Muscat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

8
240 106
Sauvignon blanc is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

9
188 95
Pinot Gris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

10
158 73
Malbec is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

11
157 95
Shiraz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

12
94 72
Pinot blanc is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

13
68 49
Provence Rosé is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals
Provence Rosé

14
69 57
Gewürztraminer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

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15
76 69
Tempranillo Rosé is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals
Tempranillo Rosé

16
59 50
Sangiovese is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

17
57 48
Tempranillo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

18
55 47
Montepulciano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

19
60 58
Cabernet Franc is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

20
41 45
Chenin blanc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

21
31 33
Albariño is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

The Best Chardonnay Brands

22
40 45
Schwarzriesling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals
Schwarzriesling

23
45 53
Grenache is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

24
28 31
Nero D'avola is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals
Nero D'avola

25
32 37
Nero d'Avola is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

26
3 0
Chianti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals
rnewman added Chianti

27
29 36
Barbera is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

28
34 45
St. Laurent is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

The Best Alcohol Free Wine

29
27 36
Palomino is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

30
25 34
Semillon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals
Semillon

31
26 36
Durif is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

32
23 32
Müller-Thurgau is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

33
23 35
Welschriesling is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

34
21 33
Kerner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

35
24 39
Pinot meunier is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

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24 41
Trollinger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

37
19 35
Marsanne is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

38
22 40
Elbling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

39
20 37
Franciacorta is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals
Franciacorta

40
17 37
Chasselas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals
Chasselas

41
17 39
Dornfelder is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

42
18 41
Blauer Portugieser is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

43
16 38
Bual is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals

44
13 38
Silvaner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals